I started a new business, and about 10 days after my business was established. I get a letter from GA Certificate Service asking for $72.50 for a certificate of existence. The letter is time sensative and wants a payment 2 weeks after letter was sent.Here is some of the wording for the letter..Congratulation on registering your business with the State of Georgia. Your articles have been filed with the secretary of state and are complete. You have one step left in order to attain your elective Georgia Certificate of Existence. Below is a form for your newly registered business. Please confirm the accuracy of the information below for your Georgia Cerificate of Existence Request. Please send check or money order and allow up to two weeks for processing and return of document.